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    This National Guard position is for a HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER (MILITARY), Position Description Number D1619000and is part of 155 FSS, Nebraska Air National Guard.

    The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.



    AREA 1 - Current permanent and indefinite bargaining unit Technicians of the Nebraska Army or Air National Guard
    AREA 2 - All Drill Status/M-Day members and temporary Technicians of the Nebraska Army or Air National Guard
    AREA 3 - Current military service members who are willing to become a member of the Nebraska Army or Air National Guard
    AREA 4 - All qualified candidates eligible and willing to become a member of the Nebraska Army or Air National Guard. Selected individual must become a member of the respective National Guard prior to the date of hire.

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    As a HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER (MILITARY), GS-0201-12, duties include:

    Serves as a staff advisor responsible for providing military human resources assistance, guidance, and direction (personally and through subordinate staff) to military units. Work includes administration and oversight of annual budgets, management of operations and maintenance funds, recruiting and retention, formal schools, and specialty orders accounts pertaining to the Military Personnel Flight.

    Provides supervision, guidance, and team leadership to dual and non-dual status, Active Guard Reserve (AGR), and traditional, drill status members. Ensures Military Personnel Flight (MPF) personnel are trained, and resources are available to accomplish the state and federal military mission. Performs long-range strategic planning and organizational development necessary to accomplish military human resources and training programs essential to State Air National Guard daily operations and readiness missions.

    Directs, manages, plans, organizes, and controls military personnel, recruiting, retention and education and training activities for all military organizations supported by the MPF. A primary objective of the organization is to maintain a high state of military readiness through ensuring a sufficient number of trained military personnel are available to perform wartime and peacetime tasking. Ensures identification and solution of human resources related problems, that could inhibit or prevent the desired high state of readiness and mission accomplishment, are identified and resolved.

    Communicates military human resources policies and procedures through meetings, written documentation, oral presentations, and state of the art communications and media. Publishes base-level operating instructions, supplements, and procedures to ensure attainment of all related objectives. Provides inputs to base support agreements, wing instructions, and mobilization/deployment plans. Communicates and coordinates directly with personnel at all levels of ANG organizations and activities. Coordinates all human resources activities and serves as a primary staff advisor to the wing commander. Coordinates with numerous outside agencies including, but not limited to: state Human Resources Office, state headquarters staff (Chief of Staff and MILPO), NGB, MAJCOMS,
    CINCS, Air Reserve Personnel Center (ARPC), Air Force Personnel Center (AFPC), Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS), OPM, and others impacting the programs managed by the MPF.

    Directs the military recruiting activity. Manages accession programs with the objective of filling all authorized positions with qualified personnel. Responsible for local force management initiatives such as identifying projected vacancies for fill action in order to avoid periods of limited personnel readiness. Monitors the recruiting budget to ensure proper utilization of recruiting and advertising funds. Ensures a recruiting plan is prepared in concert with state, wing, and organizational strength objectives including diversity and minority goals. . Administers the personnel strength of the wing and provides the senior leadership with current manpower authorizations, statistics and analysis on a regular basis.

    Directs the retention programs. Responsible for retention efforts to include counseling and administration of incentive programs, the Montgomery GI Bill and related retention initiatives. Directs analysis of unit retention needs. Focuses retention efforts on the unique needs of the organization and objectives established at national, state, and local levels.

    Directs military education and training activities and administers the following programs: job qualification training (JQT), formal school training, professional military education (PME), ancillary training, and the USAF Extension Course Institute (ECI) training. Ensures data system support for such training is properly functioning. Ensures proper AFSC classification of all military personnel and final approval for classification actions at base level are accurate. Ensures the integrity of all testing programs conducted at base level.

    Directs customer service activities. Directs and monitors military human resources services in the personal affairs functions including military recognition programs, health, dental, and family insurance programs.

    --Directs force management initiatives, to include assignment/reassignment, training/retraining, administration of enlistment processing and promotion programs, as well as reenlistment/extension, separation and retirement processing. Ensures the military appraisal system for airmen and officers is conducted in a timely manner and in accordance with directives.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Nebraska National Guard Area 1 only applicants

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/485675600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.